Suspension of all NSCAS Assessments
The NDE is suspending summative statewide assessment (NSCAS) for the 2019-2020 school year. This includes NSCAS – General, Alternate, and ACT. The NDE intends to pursue federal waivers for testing, accountability, and reporting requirements. The NDE is working with ACT to determine if all public high school third-year cohorts who would normally take the ACT as part of the statewide...Read More › - Suspension of all NSCAS Assessments
Spring 2021 Summative Assessment Test Dates
Please Note: 2021 Dates have been added. Watch dates closely.
NSCAS Summative Assessments
Year 1: Students are included in participation calculations, but are excluded from the ELA and Math accountability.
Year 2: Results are used in growth measures.
Year 3: Students are included in all accountability calculations.